College of Arts & Sciences News

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:54am
Kent State University’s College of Public Health is teaming up with the Department of Computer Science to develop and implement drug prevention infrastructure in Portage, Geauga and Lake counties.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:20am
Once it begins, Alzheimer’s disease progresses systematically and aggressively, attacking victims on multiple fronts. But scientists studying the disease operate the same way – like Kent State University’s own Gemma Casadesus Smith, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:03pm
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Kent State a three-year, $298,000 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) grant that will allow graduate students to travel to Kyoto Uni...
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 2:02pm
Kent State University and the Opera di Santa Croce in Florence, Italy, will celebrate a collaborative partnership around the creation of “Sisters in Liberty: From Florence, Italy, to New York, New York,” an exhibition opening on Oct. 17, 2019, and running through April 26, 2020,...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:42am
Join us tonight for story-telling and kosher soul food tasting with culinary historian and Jewish educator, Michael W. Twitty (@KosherSoul on Twitter). He is the James Beard award-winning author of The Cooking Gene and an internationally-recognized chef. 7 p.m. in the Ballroom of...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 12:12pm
A trio of Kent State University researchers has landed a large federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to apply a novel video technology to train future teachers.
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 5:49pm
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages (MCLS), in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, recently hosted the Second MEMENTO Boot Camp 2019 – a one-month research camp gathering 20 interdisciplinary researchers from 10 countries and regions, who worked tog...
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:42pm
After years of remote sensing work, Joseph Ortiz, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Geology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, and his research team recently shared their development of new cost-efficient methodologies that may lead to much safer...
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 11:02am
A Kent State University researcher with a background in safety training models — and a very personal motivation — has devised a method to help some children with food allergies stay safe, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) just granted him the funding to test it.
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 8:49am
Science is complex, and it’s difficult to discuss it with children under the best circumstances; it’s even more difficult when they are hungry. Two Kent State University researchers may have cooked up a way to solve both of those problems, and the National Science Foundation just...